Mechanical Insulation Industry News

News About Our Industry

Labor Management Cooperative Trust News

Ielmini promotes end-user training on AWF Union Podcast

The Mechanical Insulators LMCT is reaching out to end-users to educate them on the value of mechanical insulation.

Read More

LMCT Attends Rally to keep Illinois Nuclear Plants Open

Illinois residents, members of organized labor, the Mechanical Insulators LMCT and others attended a rally in Springfield to bring attention to the public support of nuclear power plants within the state.

Read More

Support for Skilled Trades in Canada's 2021 Federal Budget

The skilled trades are featured prominently in the government recovery plan, including the development of a new Apprenticeship Service to be delivered by Employment and Social Development Canada.

Read More

A Canadian Plan to Build Back Better

On April 19, the first Canadian woman to hold the federal finance minister portfolio delivered the longest and arguably most significant budget in Canadian history.

Read More

Rep. Sanchez Champions Mechanical Insulation During Committee Hearing

During a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, Rep. Linda Sanchez spoke about the importance of mechanical insulation.

Read More

LMCT Hosts Suicide Prevention Webinar

The Heat and Frost Insulators LMCT recently hosted a webinar aimed at educating contractors and union leaders on mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention.

Read More

Addressing Mental Health Issues and Suicide Prevention

The construction industry is one of the deadliest in America, not only due to the nature of the work, but also because of its high suicide rate. 

Once considered a taboo subject, building trades leaders are now addressing the subject and are working to educate people about mental health issues. 

Read More

Biden: Addressing Climate Change Will Create Good-Paying Jobs

On April 23, President Joe Biden spoke on the second day of the Leaders Summit on Climate and specifically mentioned how addressing climate change will create good-paying Mechanical Insulator jobs.

Read More

Canada and the U.S. - A Green New Relationship

Energy efficiency and mitigating climate change have become two underpinning priorities of the new relationship between President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. As two leaders aligned on the need for a green recovery, climate change and clean growth is seen as common ground for Biden and Trudeau to rebuild the Canada-U.S. relationship, which was strained during President Donald Trump’s term.

Read More

Mechanical Insulators LMCT analyze Texas storm damage

The value and effectiveness of mechanical insulation was put on full display in Texas, when anunprecedented winter storm caused pipes to freeze and burst, costing thousands of Texans tobe forced into preventable repairs.

Read More

Find an LMCT Contractor

Our signatory contractors uphold a high standard of quality of work and pay for their employers to receive industry-leading instruction through a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program. Discover the difference of trusting an LMCT contractor for your next project.

Find A Contractor

The LMCT partners with the Insulators Union throughout the U.S. and Canada performing high quality work in the following industries:

Mechanical insulation, maintenance and new construction, industrial high temperature, pads and blankets, storage tanks and vessels, boilers, chillers, metal cladding/weather barriers, commercial heating and cooling, HVAC systems, vapor retarders and barriers, asbestos abatement, firestop and smokeseal, nuclear specialized applications, mechanical insulation evaluations, CUI programs, specialized insulations, highly trained workforce and safety trained to current standards.

Learn More About These Specialty Industries